There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Omaha by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Omaha  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Omaha (OMA) DCA - OMA

$185 - $855

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago Amtrak, Il  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4447
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$140 - $295

4 alternative options

Fly to Lincoln, shuttle  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lincoln (LNK) DCA - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$292 - $1,166

Train  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$184 - $515

Bus  •  33 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$152 - $354

Drive  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Omaha 1155.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Omaha is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Omaha is to fly which costs $180 - $900 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Washington and Omaha is 1016 miles. The road distance is 1155.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Washington to Omaha, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Omaha, NE via Clinton & Madison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Omaha Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Omaha via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 27 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
21 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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